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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by hrisula, Sep 15, 2003.

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  1. hrisula

    hrisula Thread Starter

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    Hi everybody,

    I would like to know if HTML tags & CSS are interpreted the same way or differently by PC's and by Mac's. Is there any "fine tuning" to be done?
    I am using a PC to prepare some web pages, and I am checking them with the Internet Explorer as well as with Netscape. They appear fine. I would like to know if they would appear as fine to someone using a Mac.

    Any comments and/or clues on this matter will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

    Hrisula
     
  2. Nigelum

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    HTML is interpreted via browser...of which you already know since you are testing them in IE and Netscape. The type of computer has no bearing on the outlook of the page.
     
  3. hrisula

    hrisula Thread Starter

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    Thank you so much.
    So the guy that tells me my pages do not appear correctly on his Mac, is wrong.
    I appreciate your input

    Hrisula
     
  4. Corrosive

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    It doesn't appear correctly, but that's nothing to do with the HTML. The monitor is different on Mac's, which means that images appear slightly darker (I think). You can change the gamma settings on quite a few monitors to mimic one if need be, but it shouldn't matter all that much.
     
  5. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    macs do render pages differently, they also use an out dted version of IE on them & some css tags are not supported

    also colours are more bleached on a mac and the text sizes appear different (mac reads pt size samller)
     
  6. Wet Chicken

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    He's right! Macs ARE different and depending on what page they are looking at the formatting can sometimes be way off. This can only be corrected by changing the code on the page. I don't know why Mac is so outdated on this, they make such good computers, you'd think they would do the same with their other standards. I think they still believe that one day everyone will own a Mac :D
     
  7. Corrosive

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    Okay, I am taking that back; Mac displays are lighter, not darker. Sorry everyone! :) I didn't know that the browsers were that different. A big "duh!" on my part.
     
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